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Astoria Fishing Happening Now

Happy lady holding her Buoy 10 Chinook salmon in Astoria.

What do you want to fish for in 2024? Our Astoria location offers fishing for everyone. Some of the best salmon fishing in the Pacific Northwest. Plus we have tuna, lingcod, rockfish, and crabbing. Yes, it’s a smorgasbord of fishing, and as far as I’m concerned it doesn’t get much better than this. Buoy 10 […]

Astoria Sturgeon Fishing – Tarpon of the Northwest

A nice big sturgeon from the Astoria estuary on the Columbia River

*July 2023 Update* Now through the first week of August may see some of the most action-packed days of sturgeon fishing of the year. We have three more weeks of Trophy Sturgeon fishing on the Columbia River in Astoria before we switch completely over to fall salmon fishing at Buoy 10.  Over the weekend we […]

Astoria Ocean Salmon Season Opener

Fishing guide, Lance Fisher, and 2 happy men holding their chinook salmon.

Astoria Ocean Salmon Fishing We took Legion’s Mercy out for the opening weekend of the 2023 Astoria ocean salmon season and had a blast! Everyone had their chinook in the ice box by 7:30 am and then we went hunting for coho. We’re expecting to have some pretty incredible fishing through July and then we […]

Astoria Summer Extravaganza

Trophy sturgeon in the shallows of the Columbia River in Astoria

Astoria is the hotspot for fishing each summer. Its unique location overlooking where the river meets the sea allow us to partake in a variety of fishing opportunities from June through September. Whether you’re interested in salmon, sturgeon, bottom fish, or crab, there’s a fishery to fit your needs. Columbia River Summer Salmon The lower […]

Astoria Ocean Salmon Season Proposed

4 mane with their ocean salmon limits.

The 2023 Ocean Salmon Season details are still in the works and will be announced shortly. The Pacific Fishery Management Council is working with three proposed alternatives for the seasons, which include Astoria. All three proposals have retention for both Chinook and hatchery Coho wide open on opening day. The ocean salmon season is slated […]

Summer Astoria Sturgeon Fishing is in Full Swing

Family fun while trophy sturgeon fishing in Astoria.

Columbia River Estuary The Columbia River Estuary is a unique fishery where the river meets the sea, and its brackish water provides some of the best fishing opportunities in the Pacific Northwest, possibly in the world. While many know of the Buoy 10 Fall Salmon fishery that begins Astoria 1st in August, fewer people know […]

Astoria Summer Fishing

Oversized Columbia River sturgeon caught and released in Astoria

When Portland temperatures head toward triple digits, the Oregon Coast is a favorite escape for many. Even when the sun is shining, the temps are cooler, and there’s often an ocean breeze to greet you. Astoria summer fishing is in full swing and will run right into fall fishing next month when we shift our […]

Astoria Ocean Salmon Fishing is Heating Up

Fresh Ocean Salmon caught out of Astoria

This past week provided some nice opportunities to get out for Ocean Salmon fishing out of Astoria. Coho Salmon are busy fattening up before beginning their Columbia River run next month. Hungry fish, favorable tides, and beautiful weather make an ideal combination. Most days we were able to run combination trips, Ocean Salmon fishing first […]

Looking Ahead: 2020 Astoria Fishing Opportunities

Salmon for everyone on board.

Astoria is a pretty unique place when it comes to fishing. During the year we have opportunities to fish the salt water of the Pacific Ocean, the fresh water of the Columbia River, and a mixture of both in the Columbia River Estuary. Things are a bit fluid due to COVID-19 right now, and we […]

Salmon Fishing at the Oregon Coast is Heating Up

A dozen beautiful coho salmon

Astoria Salmon Since spring, we’ve been talking about the Columbia River fall run with over a million fall salmon expected to enter the river in 2019. From the fishing that’s been happening out on the ocean since it opened on June 22nd, it’s looking like we’re in for a very exciting salmon season in Astoria. […]